The word “obey’ is found 127 times in the New Simplified Bible YHWHTetragrammaton Version. Hebrew: shama (shaw-mah’) means concent, obey,give ear. Greek: hupakouo, (hoop-ak-oo’-o) means conform, heed, obey.
God Requires Obedience:
(Leviticus 22:31) “Carefully obey my commandments. Conform your life tothem. I am YHWH.(Deuteronomy 6:17) “Obey the commandments of YHWH your God. Obey histestimonies and statutes for he commanded you.Leviticus 18:5) “‘Obey them and you will live. I am YHWH.
(Exodus 5:2) But Pharaoh responded: “Who is YHWH, that I should obey his voiceto let Israel go? I do not know YHWH, and besides, I will not let Israel go.”(Exodus 19:5) ‘If you will obey me and are faithful to the terms of my covenant, thenout of all the nations you will be my own special possession, for all the earth is mine.(Exodus 23:21) “Be on your guard before him and obey his voice. Do not berebellious toward him. He will not pardon your transgression, since my name is inhim. [He has my honor, authority and character](Exodus 23:22) “If you truly obey his voice and do all that I say, then I will be anenemy to your enemies and an adversary to your adversaries.(Leviticus 18:5) “‘Obey them and you will live. I am YHWH.(Leviticus 18:26) “‘Live by my standards, and obey my rules. Neither you nor anyforeigner should ever do any of these disgusting things.